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May 2017 Highlight: Austin Lindsey

Austin Lindsey grew up a swimming jock in Central Florida, but was surrounded by a family of artists in his neighborhood. One of those artists was a nationally recognized potter, Stephen Jepson. Austin and Stephen began a life long friendship and led him to his first ceramics class  in 1992 when Austin was 19 yrs old.  Austin went on to an apprenticeship with Peter Callas in New Jersey, where he learned to fire anagama wood kilns.  During this apprenticeship, he also had the privilege of assisting…

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Collage, Cartography & a Sense of Place – May 24th Workshop

ArtRez Newnan Artist in Residence Collage, Cartography & Sense of Place  ~  Storytelling & Mapping The Journey Of Our Ancestors. Come join in on a collage making workshop with an emphasis on family genealogy & storytelling.  Any level of  artistic ability is perfect. New Orleans based painter Deedra Ludwig, current artist in residence at  Gray Cottage, will guide you through the process & provide assistance.  Let’s explore mark making, maps & visual layers of texture to express the nature of a…

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Art & Architecture on the Square – May 20th

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society has partnered for the second year with Newnan-Coweta Art Association. Local artists will be stationed around the Court Square and downtown painting scenes of local architecture 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, May 20. Carolyn Barron Montessori School students will also be painting around the 1904 Coweta County Courthouse. Tours depart 10 and 11 a.m. from the Court Square, led by Carla Cook Smith.  Smith is a writer and former Coweta County resident.  Her most recent book,…

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The Art of Georgia – Portraits of a Community

The Art of Georgia – Portraits of a Community The Georgia Council for the Arts in collaboration with the Office of the Governor, is currently exhibiting works from Georgia artists at the Capitol building through July 8th.  It is titled, The Art of Georgia II: Portraits of a Community.  The Art of Georgia II: Portraits of a Community seeks to capture the uniqueness of communities throughout Georgia as seen, explored, and depicted through the artist’s eye. Three NCAA artists, including former…

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